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Currently Recruiting: Mesothelioma Clinical Trials

Published: May 21, 2019

When it comes to effective mesothelioma treatments, options are unfortunately limited. There is no cure for mesothelioma and first line chemotherapy treatment Alimta, is no guarantee.  Many who are suffering from mesothelioma, who have found little or no comfort in traditional treatments, may turn to clinical trials for hope.  Through clinical trials, patients have access to the most innovative and newly designed technologies and treatments designed to help advance medical care. The following are a few recent clinical trials currently underway that are in need of participants.

Phase 1/2 Trial of TC-210 T Cells in Patients With Advanced Mesothelin-Expressing Cancer Identifier: NCT03907852

Study Start Date: April 15, 2019

Estimated Enrollment : 70         

Summary – Establish dosage and overall response rate in mesothelioma patients when TC-210 T Cells is administered  with fludarabine  and cyclophosphamide.

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Feasibility of the LUM Imaging System for Peritoneal Surface Malignancies Identifier: NCT03834272

Study Start Date: March 18, 2019

Estimated Enrollment: 18

Summary – study to assess the initial safety and efficacy of the LUM Imaging System so it may be used to determine metastasis of peritoneal mesothelioma and other malignancies on the surface.

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Prospectively Collected Pleural Biopsies for Validation of Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma Prognostic Biomarkers Identifier: NCT03683680

Study Start Date: October 31, 2018

Estimated Enrollment: 240

Summary: To research and evaluated new methods for determining overall staging and prognosis of pleural mesothelioma. Researchers will use biopsied tissue from pleural specimens.

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Clinical trials are more than just determining the success or failure of a new treatment. Those who participate help to advance research and may be offered a specialized treatment for their illness. Results from clinical trials structure how treatment is developed and advances modern medicine.

International Clinical Trials Day was celebrated this past Monday, May 20, 2019. If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, encourage them to seek out clinical trials. It could benefit their lives, and the lives of others.

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